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All 6 Stinson Beach Restaurants

Sand Dollar Restaurant

3458 Highway 1 (Shoreline Hwy.), Stinson Beach, CA 94970
415.868.0434
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sat - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
San Rafael, California
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

When you want food and a drink at a reasonable price and late night activity, this is the place. Weather permitting, outdoor seating is a must. Rustic beachy, but fun.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Wow! It has been a long time since I could not eat a meal. The petite steak was susposed to be medium rare - it was well done and hard to cut with sharp knife. They Pinot noir was thin (horrible) and way over priced. They were over booked, over crowded and under staffed. I only took a couple of... More 

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San Francisco
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258 reviews 258 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Fish and chips looked amazing but weren't. Fish was oddly tough end chewy, and a bit flavorless. Chips (fries) were not especially fresh. Cocktail sauce had a gelatinous texture. Tarter sauce was basically mayonnaise. Waitress was great. Price was high.

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

After a day of wrestling with the waves at Stinson Beach, we were famished and came upon the only restaurant open at the time.With no shaded tables left, we chose to sit on the patio anyway. Sitting outside was lovely, even though it is next to the street. Being by the sea, we expected some amazing seafood. I ordered fish... More 

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

On our short visit to the area we stopped in to The Sand Dollar for a bite to eat and a beverage. There was nothing that really appealed to us on the menu, both selection and cost so we had a beverage after our long drive. Beer was $6 each. We felt we were being gouged. If you want to... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A quiet, little place with as many locals as tourists. The seafood was great. Roasted Wild Kins Salmon was tender and tasty. Shrimp Ceviche with Papaya was one of th best this ceviche-searcher has found. Hubby had a sushi appetizer which he loved. Didn't bother with desert. It might have been great but we didn't want the calories.

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West Chester, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We enjoyed our stop for lunch at the Sand Dollar. I had the fish taco and it was very good. They had a bluegrass band playing that afternoon. We experienced good service there.

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Stinson Beach, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

There is a there there. Friends, neighbors and visitors from over the hill and all over the world come together in this comfortable place. Music every night, menu featuring local seafood and vegetables done with mastery and simplicity. If you have a fish taco here - it is everything a fish taco should be, steamy, sweet fresh fish, avocado at... More 

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Cotati, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Sit on the outside deck or the front porch to meet other travelers and beachies. Good food and service and full bar

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Sedona, Arizona
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109 reviews 109 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

After a very scenic drive from Corte Madera on Highway 1, we arrived in the very picturesque village of Stinson Beach. After a walk around the main street and down to the beach, we just went into the first restaurant we saw for lunch. We got lucky - the service and food were both very good. A very unique little... More 

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Additional Information about Sand Dollar Restaurant

Address: 3458 Highway 1 (Shoreline Hwy.), Stinson Beach, CA 94970
Phone Number: 415.868.0434
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Stinson Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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